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Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease and will retire from touring

Neil Diamond says he has Parkinson's disease, will retire from touring

Chicago Tribune20 hours ago

Neil Diamond, one of America's most enduring songwriters best known for his singalong hits "Sweet Caroline" and "Cracklin' Rosie," announced Monday that he has Parkinson's disease ...

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What is there to say about something like this....


Neil Diamond is  a living legend and touring or not he will never be forgotten.


He will always remain a part of the music industry and will " Diamond said he will continue writing and recording music."


I am sure that many of you have seen his live performances.. he is a great showman!


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I just saw the report on the evening news, it is heartbreaking.



I got to see him in concert twice. Both shows were fabulous!


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His songs! His songs! They are such a part of my life! Heart

He did say he will keep writing though, right?

So heart breaking! N.

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Favorite songs? albums?


The album, Hot August Nights, Live at the Greek, 1972, is my hands-down favorite! It gets me dancing!! 


Sweet Caroline (of course), Red Red Wine, Kentucky Woman, Brother Love's Travelin' Salvation Show, to name a few!


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How do I choose my favorite Neil song?

Shilo, You Don't Bring Me Flowers Anymore, of course Sweet Caroline, and Song Sung Blue are some of my most favorites.

I have the Moods LP album in vinyl, so I just pulled it out... OMG, Remember Gitchy Goomy and Porcupine Pie? Hee hee! Cat Happy N.


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